Monroe County , Illinois

Monroe County: County in Illinois, United States

Monroe County locator map
Location of Monroe County on Illinois map.

About

Monroe County is a county located in the U.S. state of Illinois. As of the 2010 census, the population was 32,957 and a population density of 32 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 county had an estimated population of 34,739 inhabitants. Its county seat is Waterloo. The county was created 205 years ago in 1816.

Map of Illinois highlighting Monroe County locator map image
Map of Illinois highlighting Monroe County
Map of Illinois highlighting Monroe County locator map image

Geography

Monroe County is located at 38°16'43"N 90°10'39"W (38.2786500, -90.1773800). It has 4 neighbors: Randolph County, Saint Clair County, Jefferson County and Sainte Genevieve County.

Monroe County map

The largest city of Monroe County is Columbia with a population of 10,627. Other cities include, Waterloo population 10,536, Valmeyer population 1,238 and Maeystown population 162. See all Monroe County cities & populated places.

Monroe County Quick Facts

Population : 34,739 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Illinois (United States)
Different from : Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County, Monroe County
Area : 1030 km2
Water as percent of area : 3.3%
Land as percent of area : 96.7%
Named for : James Monroe
Capital : Waterloo
Establishment : January 01, 1816
Time Zone : America/Chicago
Local time : 19:18:45 (27th October 2021)
Density : 34 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 5.13% (2010-2020)

Monroe County has 4 neighbours.

  • Randolph County county in Illinois, United States
  • Saint Clair County The County of St. Clair is the oldest county in the U. S. Illinois state; the Mississippi River, bordering the U, forms its western boundary. S. Missouri State. In southern Illinois, it is part of the Metro East. It had a population of 270,056 according to the 2010 United States Census, making it the eighth-most populous county in Illinois and the most populous in the state's southern part. Its seat in the county is Belleville.
  • Jefferson County county in Missouri, United States
  • Sainte Genevieve County county in Missouri, United States

Demographics

The population of Monroe County increased by 5.13% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 32,957 - census
2011 33,214 0.77% estimation process
2012 33,260 0.14% estimation process
2013 33,457 0.59% estimation process
2014 33,540 0.25% estimation process
2015 33,739 0.59% estimation process
2016 33,913 0.51% estimation process
2017 34,179 0.78% estimation process
2018 34,373 0.56% estimation process
2019 34,637 0.76% estimation process
2020 34,739 0.29% estimation process

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People born in Monroe County (4)

People born in Monroe County, including politician Levi Scott, U.S. Representative from Illinois William Ralls Morrison, diplomat and lawyer Lansing B. Mizner, you can see a list of people who born in Monroe County.

  • Timothy William Stanton (American geologist and paleontologist (1860-1953)) he was born in 21/09/1860

Other places with the same name (17)

Monroe County Populated Places

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Monroe County.

City Name Population Title
Columbia 10,627 City in Illinois, United States
Waterloo 10,536 City in Illinois
Valmeyer 1,238 Human settlement in Illinois, United States of America
Hecker 474 Village in United States of America
Maeystown 162 Human settlement in United States of America
Fults 28 Village in United States of America

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County Name Population Title
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Madison County 262,635 County in Montana, United States
Saint Clair County 258,046 The County of St.
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